Business Issues Forum: June 2019

Business Issues Forum: June 2019

  • Date(s): Tue, Jun 18, 2019
  • Time(s): 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
  • Location: Microsoft Event Center at the Seattle Metro Chamber
  • Address: 1301 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1500, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
  • Members: Free, pre-registration requested.
  • Non-Members: This is a members-only event.
  • Questions: Contact Hannah Holman at 206-389-7216

Join us for a discussion of current public affairs issues. All members are welcome! This event is closed to working media.

This month, join us for an introduction to Seattle leaders who are steering change in the region. Meet Seattle's Chief Technology Officer, Saad Bashir, who will speak on his efforts to improve Seattle's information technology resources and infrastructure, as well as the acting Director of the Office of Economic Development, Bobby Lee, as he talks about his work to create an equitable space for businesses to thrive in the city. We will also hear from the Mayor's office about how to best prepare your business for the impacts of diminished air quality due to potential wildfire smoke later this summer.

I. Introduction to Seattle's New CTO
Saad Bashir
Saad Bashir
Chief Technology Officer
Seattle Information Technology, City of Seattle

II. Introduction to Seattle's OED Director

Bobby Lee
Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle

III. Wildfire Smoke Awareness

Julia Reed
Senior Policy Advisor
Office of the Mayor, City of Seattle

About Business Issues Forum:
The Chamber’s Business Issues Forum is the place to learn about and discuss emerging policy issues that matter to your business and the community.  A benefit available only to members, meetings include informational briefings from guest speakers and structured discussion with fellow members.

Why attend?
1)  Learn about developing issues and how you can get engaged
2)  Hear from key policymakers and business leaders
3)  Strengthen your relationships with members from a wide range of industries

Meetings are held monthly, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. 

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Membership starts at $500 and is open to any business or organization interested in increasing their presence in Seattle metropolitan region.

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